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8/5/2020: Charges filed in 5/24/2020 Vineland Homicide Investigation / State v. Sharay Palmer and Wayne Broughton

CHARGES FILED IN MAY 24, 2020 VINELAND HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION STATE V. SHARAY PALMER AND WAYNE BROUGHTON On May 24, 2020, at approximately 3:03 a.m., investigators with the Vineland Police Department and Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office responded to the area of Chestnut Avenue and South West Boulevard on a report of a single car motor vehicle read more »

05/25/20: Homicide Investigation; City of Vineland; DOI: 05/24/20; Decedent: Travis Douglas

At approximately 3:03AM on May 24, 2020, officers from the Vineland Police Department responded to a report of a gun-shot victim located at the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and Northwest Boulevard. Officers located Travis Douglas (31 year old male) of Randallstown, Maryland suffering multiple gun shot wounds. Travis Douglas was transported to Inspira Medical Center read more »

05/06/2020 Press Release: State v. Zachary T. Latham, et al. / Homicide: City of Vineland; DOI: 5/4/2020; Decedent: William T. Durham, Sr.

Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces that a criminal complaint was authorized charging Zachary T. Latham, 18, of Thornhill Road in Vineland, with first degree Aggravated Manslaughter, second degree Aggravated Assault, and related weapon offenses in connection with the homicide of William T. Durham, Sr., 51, also of Thornhill Road. At approximately 7:48 PM on May 4, read more »

03-13-2020 The CCPO is looking for Mentors for its’ Veterans Diversion Program.

Veteran transitioning to civilian life can be a challenge. Those challenges can be compounded by post-traumatic stress disorder, mental health issues, traumatic brain injuries and other physical injuries that are a result of their time in the service. For some, coping with these difficulties progresses to substance abuse or criminal activity. The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s read more »

01/14/2020: State v. Kathleen Ayala; Homicide Charges filed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On January 12, 2020, at 1:06 am, officers from the Millville Police Department and the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office responded to the area of Country Meadows, 2300 South 2nd Street, Millville New Jersey 08322, for a reported stabbing victim. Upon arrival on scene, responding officers located Axel Torres (of above address – Lot#31, age 35 read more »

12/17/19 State v. Cleve Lewis (Homicide: 11/6/19; Millville)

On November 6, 2019, at approximately 11:27, p.m., investigators with the Millville Police Department and Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office responded to the Delsea Gardens Apartment Complex, Apartment 2K, on a report of a shooting.  Responding officers located Millville resident Derrick Harris, 31 years old, unresponsive on the floor of the apartment.  Derrick Harris was shot read more »

12/2/19: HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION: FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP 11/28/19 ; VICTIM: FRANK NAJEE-ULLAH

On November 28, 2019 at 0255hrs, NJSP Bridgeton Barracks responded to a call for a shooting victim located at 1188 Buckshutem Road, Fairfield Township. New Jersey State Police Troopers arrived and found the victim, Frank Najee-Ullah, age 55 of that address shot several times. The victim was transported to Inspira Hospital where he later (on read more »

11/8/19: Homicide Investigation: Millville; State v. Coombs, Gross; Victim: Derrick Harris

On November 6, 2019, at approximately 11:27, p.m., investigators with the Millville Police Department and Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office responded to the Delsea Gardens Apartment Complex on a report of a shooting.  Responding officers located Millville resident Derrick Harris, 31 years old, unresponsive on the floor of an apartment. Derrick Harris was shot multiple times read more »

11/7/19 The CCPO is looking for Mentors for its’ Veterans Diversion Program

Veterans transitioning to civilian life can be a challenge. Those challenges can be compounded by post-traumatic stress disorder, mental health issues, traumatic brain injuries and other physical injuries that are a result of their time in the service. For some, coping with these difficulties progresses to substance abuse or criminal activity. The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s read more »

06/12/19 State v. Larry Pulcine – Guilty Verdicts after Jury Trial

Larry Pulcine, 36, of Duncansville, Pennsylvania, was found guilty of the October 10, 2016, murder of Ivan Scott Strayer II, Gallitzin, Pennsylvania. A Cumberland County jury returned the verdict Wednesday morning after deliberating a little more than two and a half hours. Deliberations began late Tuesday afternoon after closing arguments. The jury found Pulcine guilty read more »

05/02/19 Conviction after Jury Trial – STATE V. DONALD SCURRY AND CHARLES CLARK

Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces: On May 1, 2019, Donald Scurry of Bridgeton, was found guilty by a Cumberland County Jury of the following offenses: Murder, 1st degree; Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose, 2nd degree; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, 2nd degree; Hindering His Own Apprehension, 3rd degree; and Possession of a Firearm read more »

04/26/2019 CCPO to co-host a Hometown Security Event with the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce

The CCPO is collaborating with the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce and the NJ Department of Homeland Security to conduct a Hometown Security Seminar. This program is targeted towards the business community. We will be discussing topics such as protective measures to make businesses more secure, identifying and reporting suspicious activity and cybersecurity. The event read more »